Zenni, the online eyewear retail leader, and the Call of Duty League™ have announced a multi-year agreement, naming Zenni the Official Eyewear of the Call of Duty League. The partnership will feature Zenni’s signature Blokz blue-blocker lenses, which reduce eye strain and improve performance by blocking blue light from digital screens that can negatively affect vision and eye health.… Read the rest
Global esports organization Gen.G and the University of Kentucky today announced details for the return of its popular Hoops at Home NBA 2K tournament which will take place April 9-11. The tournament will provide the opportunity for players to participate in a distinctive NBA 2K basketball experience on twitch.tv/universityofky, connecting and unifying the community.… Read the rest
Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios are celebrating the sixth anniversary of Mortal Kombat™ Mobile with a major content release, featuring the debut of the Mortal Kombat 11 version of Rain, along with a slew of new content updates coming soon.
As one of the most-wanted characters by the player community, MK11 Rain, the divine demigod and Prince of Edenia, arrives in-game today (March 31) as the newest Diamond fighter – ready to unleash deadly strikes with his Thunderous Wrath and control over water and lightning. … Read the rest
Forged in the Barrens™, the new expansion for Blizzard Entertainment’s smash-hit digital card game Hearthstone®, is live, kicking off the Year of the Gryphon with a rousing cry of “blood and thunder!” Inspired by the titular setting from World of Warcraft®, Forged in the Barrens introduces 135 new cards that capture the beloved stories, memorable characters, and savage hazards that define this iconic, untamed frontier.… Read the rest
The next major content update for Codemasters® award-winning off-road racing title DIRT 5™ has launched, adding a host of new items and player-requested additions. The Uproar Content pack adds four more cars, 25 night-themed Career events, additional Achievements/Trophies and more*, whilst the free Update 4.00 adds a fresh set of Playgrounds items, private lobbies for multiplayer, and more iconic liveries. … Read the rest
NVIDIA continues to deliver meaningful upgrades for owners of GeForce GPUs, this week they come via a new NVIDIA Game Ready Driver, and the benefactors are players of the upcoming Square Enix title Outriders and Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege.
om Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, the super-popular tactical shooter, got a patch that adds support for NVIDIA Reflex, a technology that reduces system latency for millions of GeForce gamers.… Read the rest
Streamers and professional gamers are the rock stars of today, and many fans dream of playing alongside their idols. Well, dream no more. Opera GX, the world’s first browser for gamers, is offering gaming enthusiasts the unique chance to team up with their favorite streamers while being coached by the best of the best during “Opera GX presents: That’s my Streamer”.… Read the rest
All hail Gilgamesh, savior of Babylon and King of Uruk!
This April, Gilgamesh will join SMITE as a Warrior armed with a fiery scimitar. Among his signature moves is an impressive dropkick.
Gilgamesh will be the second God released in SMITE this year. He continues a grand Season 8 for Hi-Rez Studios’ free-to-play action MOBA featuring more than 110 legendary mythological icons like Zeus, Thor, and Athena.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc., the creator of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), announced the final results of PUBG GLOBAL INVITATIONAL.S (PGI.S), an eight-week esports festival that was hosted in South Korea from Feb. 5 through March 28, 2021. Soniqs were crowned PGI.S Champions, winning more than $1.29 million USD throughout the entirety of the festival.… Read the rest
Diamondcon is one of the fastest rising Call of Duty league players in the world, and part of the Subliners eSports team. He is the first ever professional eSports player to introduce an NFT into the ever-growing community of FPS gaming.
Having established a considerable following on Twitch and Twitter, his followers will soon be able to purchase an NFT of Diamondcon and claim bragging rights to that 200 IQ game clip.… Read the rest
Ubisoft announced its best performance to date for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Esports regional leagues, with record-breaking peak concurrent viewers and average minute audience results in each of its four regional leagues, including respective subdivisions.
Positive performance throughout the first playdays of the leagues further validates Rainbow Six Esports’ ongoing efforts to reinforce the quality and competitiveness across all regional leagues, with:
- Extensive efforts in content creation, storytelling and broadcast production value to engage viewers
- Improvement to the competitive formats, now streamlined across the four regions, allowing fans to follow their favorite team each week in regular rendezvous
- More rewarding streams for viewers due to the addition of Twitch Drops
- Continued support of strong organizations, including the arrival of new names in the ecosystem such as T1 and DWG KIA in the Asia-Pacific League North Division.
-Wizards of the Coast is proud to announce that Magic: The Gathering Arena is available to download for free on the App Store and Google Play. With new touch screen controls the new mobile app allows players to manage and grow their Magic: The Gathering Arena collection wherever they go, and match against others on mobile, tablets, Windows PC or Mac OS.… Read the rest
Generation Esports (GenE) — a global community-focused esports organization and tournament platform — is thrilled to announce today Intel Corporation as a supporting sponsor for the organization’s 2021 esports activities for the High School Esports League (HSEL) — North America’s largest competitive gaming organization for high schools. The industry-leading technology company will sponsor ongoing HSEL initiatives, future 2021 HSEL seasonal student tournaments, STEM educational experiences, and more, which will culminate in the high-stakes “Intel Winners Circle Tournament” this summer.… Read the rest
Skullz and Oxygen Esports announced a multi-channel partnership in which Skullz will become the official merchandise partner of Oxygen Esports. Oxygen Esports, New England’s premier esports organization, fields world class rosters across 8 esports, including Rainbow Six Siege, Valorant, Rocket League and Hearthstone. To outfit their fans and teams, Oxygen Esports has inked a new partnership deal with Skullz, a gaming retailer with a distinct approach to groundbreaking designs in the esports industry.… Read the rest